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In the Context of Eternity : a Short History of the Christian Church.

Author: David J Arnold
Publisher: Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2017.
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In the Context of Eternity is a lively and readable one-volume history of the Christian Church, which challenges the view that ancient history came to an end in the fifth century and that nothing of significance then happened until the Renaissance. It explains how an extraordinary intermingling of the Roman Empire, Christianity, and Barbarism produced the most dynamic society the world has ever known, and how the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Arnold, David J.
In the Context of Eternity : A Short History of the Christian Church.
Eugene : Wipf and Stock Publishers, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David J Arnold
ISBN: 9781532632761 1532632762
OCLC Number: 1020699383
Description: 1 online resource (318 pages)

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In the Context of Eternity is a lively and readable one-volume history of the Christian Church, which challenges the view that ancient history came to an end in the fifth century and that nothing of significance then happened until the Renaissance. It explains how an extraordinary intermingling of the Roman Empire, Christianity, and Barbarism produced the most dynamic society the world has ever known, and how the modern world emerged from the interaction of Christianity and Barbarism on the ruins of Rome. There is a prologue explaining the background to the world out of which Christianity deve.

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